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National Why did Brian Golsby murder Reagan Tokes OSU student?
Author: 0 Why did Brian Golsby murder Reagan Tokes OSU student?

In a statement to WSYX-WTTE-TV, Ohio State University President Michael Drake said counseling and consultation services are being made available to students, faculty and staff across campus. At this moment, police have not found any connections between Golsby and Tokes. His DNA was recovered from a cigarette butt located in Tokes' vehicle.

Author: 0 Winter storm Niko grounds Orlando International Airport flights

With schools closed and trains and flights delayed or canceled , the snowfall in many areas in and around New England, where Niko was expected to hit hardest, has actually been even more intense than predicted. Travelers are advised to check with their airlines prior to their departure. The department assigned 2,400 workers per 12-hour shifts. ABC News' 360-degree video captured the picturesque scene in New York City's Central Park and Times Square as snow blanketed the city and much of ...

Author: 0 Trump creates new task forces to fight crime, cartels

Prior to signing the orders , the President said , "I'm signing three executive actions today created to restore safety in America". One executive order announced Thursday directs the Justice Department to define new federal crimes, and increase penalties for existing ones, to further protect local and federal officers from acts of violence.

Author: 0 The Senate, The Warren Rebuke & Rule 19

Both Warren and Udall were speaking out against the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., he succeeded. King's letter , written in 1986, was a direct opposition to Sessions's potential appointment as a federal judge, criticizing him for attempting to "intimidate and frighten elderly black voters".

National Protesters plan to rally against Planned Parenthood
Author: 0 Protesters plan to rally against Planned Parenthood

Supporters are on the defense following lawmakers' discussions of taking away federal funding from Planned Parenthood, as part of the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. "It can strain their resources, and it's inevitably not great for patients who are already in a stressful situation". The rallies are part of the pro-life movement - a group of people who oppose the abortion of unborn children.

Author: 0 Oroville Dam Break Growing, But No Evacuations - Yet

With rains letting up, and inflows into lake subsiding, they believed they could keep the water level behind the dam to below 901 feet. Engineers say there is no threat to the Oroville, Calif., dam spillway, closed after massive sections of eroded concrete were noticed.

Author: 0 Former Knicks player Charles Oakley gets in fight at game

As the news of Oakley's arrest spread, I received a dozen or so calls from former Knicks employees who all wanted to help. The Knicks' statement ended, "He was a great Knick and we hope he gets some help soon". I said why do you guys keep staring at me. The New York Daily News reported that James is on board with parting with Kevin Love for his friend Anthony, although James quickly denied the report .

National Updated Forecast:
Author: 0 Updated Forecast: "Up to 12" of snow for New Canaan

The rain could be heavy at times. Blustery, with a north wind 20 to 23 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 37 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Yesterday's high was 37°F (3°C) and the overnight low was 27°F (-3°C). West wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. South wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. West wind around 9 miles per hour.

National Walker Proposes $76B Budget For 2017
Author: 0 Walker Proposes $76B Budget For 2017

The governor says reforms enacted over the past few years are making it possible to allocate more money to areas that need, it like education. The governor's budget calls for restoring $5.69 million to the Wisconsin Grants program for UW System students over the biennium.

National Orlando Pulse massacre included in White House list of
Author: 0 Orlando Pulse massacre included in White House list of "unreported" terror attacks

Pushing back on a New York Times article detailing disorder in the West Wing, press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday the reporters got their facts wrong - including the eye-catching detail that Trump watches TV in his bathrobe. The Washington Post reports that on Monday, "White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said that 'the real point here is that these terrorists attacks are so pervasive at this point that they do not spark the wall-to-wall coverage they once did'".

Author: 0 Supporters in Arizona rally behind woman deported in Trump immigration crackdown

But on Wednesday, when she went in for her usual check in, Ice agents took her into custody instead, separating her from her husband and children, who were waiting outside. Under a new executive order that President Trump signed on 25 January, Garcia de Rayos had become a priority for deportation. Accompanied by protesters who anxious that she would be detained because of the new executive order, Ybarra Maldonado accompanied her into the ICE field office.

National Even Trump isn't enough to fix Twitter's problems
Author: 0 Even Trump isn't enough to fix Twitter's problems

The final three months of 2016 were also quite harmful to Twitter's revenue with a reported loss of $167m, considerably more than the $90m it reported the same time past year. Twitter is a lot of things-an engine for social activism , a haven for trolls-but in the wake of U.S. president Donald Trump , it has also emerged as the epicenter of modern political discourse.

National U.S. aviation industry 'encouraged' by Trump meeting
Author: 0 U.S. aviation industry 'encouraged' by Trump meeting

He went on to call the current air traffic control system "totally out of whack" and asked why airlines had allowed the government to invest in weak technology. "We look forward to working with President Trump and his team to enforce these agreements and protect American jobs - something that the Obama administration failed to do", Zuckman told The Street in January.

National 'Tragedy' at Circus Sarasota: 5 injured after fall during rehearsal
Author: 0 'Tragedy' at Circus Sarasota: 5 injured after fall during rehearsal

World-famous high wire performer Nik Wallenda was on the high wire, according to Winston Simone, who is a spokesperson for DSW Entertainment. Wallenda was on the high wire at the time of the incident but did not fall. A total of eight people were injured, officials said. "I'm sure they'll be back on their feet in a few months", Reis said. "Nik is feeling a lot of pain right now".

National Winter Storm to Bring Heavy Snowfall to Northeast
Author: 0 Winter Storm to Bring Heavy Snowfall to Northeast

A winter storm warning has been issued for Fayette, Garrett, Indiana, Preston and Westmoreland counties. Roads and highways along the Interstate 95 Northeast corridor are also expected to be treacherous, so travelers should allow themselves more time and drive more slowly to ensure they get to their destinations safe.

Author: 0 Top Senate Democrat says has 'serious concerns' about court nominee Gorsuch

Jon Tester of Montana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia will meet with Trump, aides said. Senators must demand an independent Supreme Court justice, and if a supermajority-at least 66 senators-agrees that Judge Gorsuch satisfies this test, then the American people can be assured that the legislative and judicial branches can serve as a check on a president intent on testing the limits of his power.

National Justice Ginsburg laments partisanship at Stanford talk
Author: 0 Justice Ginsburg laments partisanship at Stanford talk

What makes for a meaningful life? According to Stanford's news website , one piece of advice she doled out "comes from my savvy mother-in-law, advice she gave me on my wedding day". "That right to speak your mind and not worry about Big Brother government coming down on you and telling you the right way", she said. Her cult following affectionately refers to her as the "Notorious RBG", a ( controversial ) homage to celebrated rapper Notorious B.I.G.

National Des Moines in top 10 'Best Places to Live'
Author: 0 Des Moines in top 10 'Best Places to Live'

After Austin and Denver, the best cities to live in the USA are San Jose, Calif.; Washington; Fayetteville, Ark.; Seattle; Raleigh/Durham, N.C.; Boston; Des Moines, Iowa; and Salt Lake City. They also factored in a public survey, U.S. Census Bureau data, and rankings of the best high schools and hospitals. Fayetteville may seem like an odd fit for the top 10, but because Walmart, J.B.

National PA BUDGET: Wolf seeks cuts, revenues to plug $3B budget gap
Author: 0 PA BUDGET: Wolf seeks cuts, revenues to plug $3B budget gap

Including approximately $230 million being requested for the current fiscal year, Wolf is seeking approval for $1 billion in new spending, or 3.2 percent of this year's enacted budget of just over $31.5 billion. State appropriations account for more than 20 percent of that budget. That includes the gas tax, an expansion of corporate Sales and Use taxes, and restructuring of insurance and businesses taxes.

National Alabama signs murder warrants for pair on run
Author: 0 Alabama signs murder warrants for pair on run

Authorities say Boyette may be smoking spice. He is considered armed and extremely unsafe. Authorities are still considering Boyette and Rice armed and unsafe. A suspect is being sought in the death of a Lillian woman after her body was found on the front lawn of her home Friday morning. On Monday she was pushed up to an official suspect, because authorities believe she has had multiple chances to flee or ask for help.

National HS secretary Kelly goes before Congress, takes blame for travel ban
Author: 0 HS secretary Kelly goes before Congress, takes blame for travel ban

The president, in another tweet , said people "were pouring in". "The White House officials who directed the rollout of the Executive Order should be here to answer for this debacle". Critics have pointed out that the travelers targeted by the ban wait months or years to secure legal passage to the United States. During his testimony, Kelly offered a different interpretation.

Author: 0 Governor Greitens to sign 'right-to-work' in Missouri Monday

Opponents contended right-to-work was a political ploy meant to weaken unionized labor in the state, while supporters said it would encourage businesses to move to Missouri. "We hope that we can find continued funding because this is such a great program for MU and for southwest Missouri", Edwards said. "Missouri is on a path that is unsafe to the well-being of working families and our neighborhoods as a whole, and for what?" "This bill is not only bad policy that will lower wages, ...

Author: 0 'Dishonest' Media Has 'Their Reasons' Not To Report On Islamic Terror

Trump once dismissed the trans-Atlantic military alliance as "obsolete", and his apparent change of heart comes a day after talking with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. We should worry less about the implications on a free press here and more about the implications on other civil liberties. "You can talk, but it's never quite the same", Trump said.

National Trump to Attend Red Cross Benefit for His Victims
Author: 0 Trump to Attend Red Cross Benefit for His Victims

The US president has headed to his Mar-a-Lago luxury resort in Palm Beach, Florida, along with his wife, Melania . Trump resumed tweeting about the ruling late in the day, saying Robart's decision means "many very bad and risky people may be pouring into our country".

Author: 0 Pence: Trump administration 'watching' Russian Federation

It was the latest of a series of mixed messages from the White House on Russian Federation to come in a series of days. Tehran has denied that its missile test violates a UN Security Council resolution or the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, including the United States.

National Arrest made in Karina Vetrano case, helped by DNA evidence, NYPD says
Author: 0 Arrest made in Karina Vetrano case, helped by DNA evidence, NYPD says

Chanel Lewis , 20, has not been charged. "Karina helped us identify this person", said NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce . NY reports that Lewis was taken into custody Saturday night and made several "detailed incriminating statements and admissions" that connected him with Vetrano's killing.

National Bob Casey, Pat Toomey split on Tillerson for secretary of state
Author: 0 Bob Casey, Pat Toomey split on Tillerson for secretary of state

The 64-year-old, Texas-born head of Exxon Mobil worked for the oil and gas company in the US, Yemen and Russian Federation. Tillerson will be leading a department that has already voiced strong objection to Trump's policies . The former Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) chairman was greeted with applause, although it was not as loud as when Tillerson thanked Acting Secretary of State Tom Shannon, who was left in charge after the departure of John Kerry.

National Republicans Have Postponed the Final Vote on Betsy DeVos to Monday
Author: 0 Republicans Have Postponed the Final Vote on Betsy DeVos to Monday

On Wednesday, two Republican Senators announced they would vote against her confirmation. According to The Hill magazine, DeVos's nomination will move before Senator Jeff Sessions's nod as Attorney General to ensure that the Alabama Republican can cast a vote for Trump's education pick.

National Girl Scout Cookies have new home
Author: 0 Girl Scout Cookies have new home

Thin Mints: "I give it a 9 for the delectable chocolate mint combination. Full disclosure, I have not tried the S'more". That amounts to almost 20,000 boxes of cookies that will help fund the local Scouts' activities, from service projects to camps.

National Yemenis close NYC shops in protest of Trump travel ban
Author: 0 Yemenis close NYC shops in protest of Trump travel ban

Bodegas are part of the cultural identity of New York City, and a disproportionate amount of them are owned by individuals of Yemeni heritage. "Then we saw everyone from everywhere jump in to protect us, to defend us". The strike was organized by Yemeni shop owners as a show of solidarity and defiance to last week's executive order. "President Trump's Muslim ban has sent a chilling message to millions of American Muslims who are part of the fabric of this country".

National Employee found dead after Delware prison hostage situation
Author: 0 Employee found dead after Delware prison hostage situation

Inmates at a DE prison took five corrections department workers hostage Wednesday, a move the inmates told a local newspaper was due to concerns about their treatment and the leadership of the United States. The News Journal reports that a second call was funneled through a woman who said her son was an inmate at the correctional center and being held hostage.

Author: 0 Two GOP Senators Announce Opposition to Betsy DeVos

Senate Republican leaders scrambled the floor schedule Wednesday to shore up the shaky nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Education secretary, after two of their colleagues said they could not support her. No Democrats have backed DeVos. The Senate could take a final vote on DeVos by Friday. Eli Broad sent a letter to senators urging her defeat, saying DeVos is "unprepared and unqualified for the position".

National Gusty Winds and Cloudy Skies Today
Author: 0 Gusty Winds and Cloudy Skies Today

Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. This will give us anywhere from 1-5 inches of snow Tuesday and Tuesday night . Sunny conditions with highs in the low-mid 40s are expected for Thursday . Lows in the Upper 20's. It's possible a mix of rain and snow could change to all snow on Sunday night . Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Overnight, temperatures will cool off into the upper 50s and lower 60s.

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